Lockouts happen, and many vehicle owners’ first instinct is to try breaking in to get the keys. Since you can seriously damage your car in the process, it's helpful to know a safe, convenient, and fast alternative. Fortunately, a mobile locksmith is just what you need. Here's a quick look at why you should call a specialist who will come to you and your vehicle.

Why You Should Hire a Mobile Locksmith

1. Fast Response

Mobile specialists head to your location right away rather than having you come into their shop for a consultation. They also have wider availability and provide emergency assistance rather than requiring an appointment. Their goal is to get you back into your vehicle, no matter where you are, as quickly as possible.

2. Tools & Experience

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You may damage your lock attempting to pick it yourself, and many drivers often scratch the paint around the lock in the process. Mobile locksmiths have extensive training with many types of vehicles, including keyless locks and transponder keys, and bring the tools needed to bypass them safely. If the lock is already damaged, they can safely work around it and then install a replacement at a later date.

3. Remote Assistance

Lockouts often happen at the most inconvenient times. Whether you’re on the side of the highway or the parking lot of a remote outlet, these professionals will drive to meet you.

These locksmiths don’t just handle vehicle lockouts. If you live in a rural community far from a shop, they can unlock your house door and replace damaged locks, so you don’t have to find a long-distance ride for help.


Locked-out customers in the Portage, WI, area rely on Advantage Lock & Key to get them back on the road or inside their homes as soon as possible. This full-service locksmith is backed by over 20 years of experience and works with both vehicle and house locks. Learn about their lock installation and repair expertise online. Call (608) 225-3848 for immediate assistance.